Dean Koontz is staying put, extending his deal with Random House; specificially their Ballantine Bantam Dell imprint. The prolific author has signed on for six more novels and will continue to be edited by Tracy Devine.
A humungous deal that will merge Patricia Cornwell and Nora Roberts publisher Penguin and E.L. James and George R.R. Martin publisher Random House. The new publishing giant would publish a quarter of all books in the United States. If approved by regulators, the merger would combined British-owned Pearson and German-owned Bertelsmann – the parent companies […]
Women’s fiction author Emily Giffin has signed a two-book deal with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House. She was previously with St. Martin’s Press. Her first novel under the Ballantine banner will be released in 2014 and will be edited by Jennifer Hershey.